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  • 20 Ratings

Ricotta, a versatile Italian cheese, mimics cheesecake in these delicious dessert parfaits.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
stand:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl combine strawberries, sugar, and the 1 tablespoon snipped mint; gently stir to combine. Let stand about 10 minutes or until berries soften and start to release their juices.

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  • In another medium bowl combine ricotta, agave nectar, vanilla, and lemon peel. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.

  • To assemble, scoop 1 tablespoon of the ricotta mixture into each of six parfait glasses. Top ricotta mixture in each glass with a large spoonful of the strawberry mixture. Repeat layers with the remaining ricotta mixture and strawberry mixture. Garnish with additional fresh mint. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.

Tips

Icon: gluten free, vegetarian

Tips

Any ripe berries will work in this simple and delicious dessert.

Nutrition Facts

157 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 22mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 18g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 13g; protein 9g; vitamin a 340.1IU; vitamin c 48.4mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 28.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 90mg; potassium 214mg; calcium 212mg; iron 0.9mg.
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